Saturday 8 August 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
The Fight for Freedom, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1908 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Alfredo Nunez de Borbon: Mexican musician and composer.
- Arthur J Goldberg: Illinois, United States -- UN ambassador / Supreme Court Justice (1962-65).
- Chivu Stoica: Premier of Romania (1955-61).
- Arthur Goldberg: American Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1962 who resigned in 1965 to become Ambassador to the U.N.
- Joseph [Maria] Olbrich: Architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40.
- Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers' first public flight.
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- O Sole Mio - Emilio DeGogorza
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